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A golden jackal (Canis aureus) from Israel. Based on genomic results, the researchers suggest this animal, the Eurasian golden jackal, is distinct from Canis anthus, which they propose be referred to as the African golden wolf. Photo by Eyal Cohen. Despite their remarkably similar appearance, the "golden jackals" of East...
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Several rare upland bird species are being put at risk together with other ecosystem functions by the effects of climate change on the UK's blanket bogs, ecologists at the University of York have discovered. Several rare upland bird species are being put at risk together with other ecosystem functions by...
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Photo courtesy of the British Ministry of Defense. Physicists have found an explanation for rogue waves in the ocean and hope their theory will lead to devices to warn ships and save lives. "A device on the mast of a ship analysing the surface of the sea could perhaps give...
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New technology reveals protein intake, mercury levels. Researchers used single hairs from grizzly bears at the Washington State University Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center to develop a new, more precise way to look at a what wild bear eat. Credit: WSU U.S. and Canadian researchers have found they can...
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Bears and wolves still prowl the ancient forests of the Carpathian Mountains. Yet their days are numbered: organized criminals are illegally clear-cutting entire hillsides to supply European timber companies. Tell the Romanian environmental ministry to put a stop to the destruction.
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The global cumulative capacity of installed wind turbines has gone from 3 GW to 370 GW over two decades. EU's grid connected cumulative capacity in 2014 reached 129 GW, meeting 8% of European electricity demand, equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland. According to...
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Antarctic dragonfish (Gymnodraco acuticeps). Photo by Rob Robbins, US Antarctic Program Scientists at University of California Davis and San Francisco State University have discovered that the combination of elevated levels of carbon dioxide and an increase in ocean water temperature has a significant impact on survival and development of the...
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Discovery highlights both competition and cooperation between algae and bacteria for iron and vitamins that may have consequences for life in a warming ocean. A team of marine researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has discovered a three-way conflict raging at the microscopic level in the frigid waters...
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Scientists followed the journey of water through the Tarim Basin from the rivers at the edge of the valley to the desert aquifers under the basin. They found that as water moved through irrigated fields, the water gathered dissolved carbon and moved it deep underground. Credit: Yan Li The world's...
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Study in Marine Policy suggests that Australian humpback whales be downlisted from threatened species status. Humpback whales, which have long been listed as an endangered species in East and West Australia, are making a comeback. Photo by Dr. Ari S. Friedlaender, taken under NMFS permit. Australia has one of the...
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Ending 400-year trend, global population growth has begun to catch up with energy consumption during past 50 years. If you've lived between the year 1560 and the present day, more power to you. Literally. That's one of several conclusions reached by University of Nebraska-Lincoln ecologist John DeLong, who has co-authored...
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By Science for Environment Policy Mathematical models created to help design marine reserves have tended to focus on fish species where larvae are highly mobile but adults occupy relatively small areas. However, new research has extended these models to include fish species with different life histories, such as groupers and...
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Constantine Alexander, who is Executive Chairman of the Balkan Economic Forum, began his investment banking career in California as a Merrill Lynch Financial Consultant and thereafter became Managing Director of H. J. Meyers & Co. Inc., Member of the New York Stock Exchange, until 1991 when he returned to his native Europe where he served as a consultant to the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Thereafter, he served as an economic development consultant to members of the European agricultural industry as well as Hellenic Municipalities. His civic activities include community service as Founder and Director of the Council of European-American Chambers of Commerce; President of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce in California; Board of Directors Member of the Los Angeles Axios Foundation; and Co-Founder and Advisory Committee Member of the Los Angeles Rainbow PUSH Coalition. In 2013, he was selected as a member of Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps. His articles and photographs have been published in nine countries, and he has been interviewed by television and radio journalists from six countries. His conference speaking engagements include those organized by the European Commission, UNEP, Mugla University and the Mugla Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Washington State University and the National Administration School in Greece. Constantine is a citizen of Greece and the United States.

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The Tilos Park Association received the 2009 European Nature Heritage Fund Award for Environmental Excellence, previous recipients of which include His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Mikhail Gorbachev and Nelson Mandela. In 2007, as a result of exemplary environmental management of an EU Special Protection Area, Constantine Alexander was appointed by the European Commission as a Goodwill Natura 2000 Ambassador for the EU Natura 2000 Networking Programme representing the EU’s 27,221 Natura sites that cover nearly one fifth of the EU territorial landmass.
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Inadequate controls and monitoring off Italian coast could lead to collapse of swordfish population in next three years, warn conservationis

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Cajamarca, Peru Warmly welcomed into a camp of non-violent warriors fighting for their livelihood, I was offered soup from the communal pot.

Walrus mass in vast numbers on Alaska beach as sea ice retreats
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Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

George Osborne: Burying the good news of the green economy
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As the government scraps its green economy statistics, the chancellor lauds hi-tech industries of the future but then puts fracking first

Japan defies IWC ruling on ‘scientific whaling’
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Tokyo announces new round of culls in the Southern Ocean despite a majority ‘no’ vote at International Whaling Commission• The truth about t

Sylvia Earle on eating fish: 'Think of them as wildlife, first and forem...
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In a chat with 'Her Deepness', Earle reveals her thoughts on eating seafood today

Wild bear Daniza dies after attempt to capture her fails in Italy
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Animal succumbs to effects of anaesthetic after her attack on a man reignited debate over woodland repopulation programme

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status after US review
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Showdown over whether marine mammals should retain their 1967 listing in the most protective classification

Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel
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A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permiss

Rarest dolphins under threat from oil exploration in NZ sanctuary, say G...
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New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Maui’s dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees

Gangs raking in thousands from the rising tide of wildlife crime
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Report reveals the extent of poaching and poisoning and calls for tougher sanctions

Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers
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• Humpbacks and great whites abundant off NY and NJ coast • Cleaner waters believed responsible for rise in ocean giants

Eat more meat and save the world: the latest implausible farming miracle
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Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence